Community ecology of mesophotic coral reef ecosystems

@article{Kahng2010CommunityEO,
  title={Community ecology of mesophotic coral reef ecosystems},
  author={Samuel E. Kahng and Jorge R. García-Sais and Heather Lee Spalding and Eran Brokovich and Daniel P. Wagner and Ernesto Weil and Lara M. Hinderstein and Robert J Toonen},
  journal={Coral Reefs},
  year={2010},
  volume={29},
  pages={255-275}
}
Given the global degradation of shallow-water coral reef ecosystems resulting from anthropogenic activities, mesophotic coral reef ecosystems (MCEs) are gaining attention because they are generally considered a de facto refuge for shallow-water species. Despite their inferred importance, MCEs remain one of the most understudied reef habitats, and basic information on the taxonomic composition, depth range, habitat preferences, and abundance and distribution of MCE taxa is scarce. The processes… CONTINUE READING

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